£10.50 – £20.00
Eremurus Collection, (foxtail lily). Fully hardy. Perennial. These plants are perfect for the herbaceous border or as a centrepieces in flower beds of their own. The tall stems covered in star shaped flowers are perfect for pollinators. This plant is not difficult to grow all the eremurus really needs is good drainage.
Collection 6 of consists of 3 Eremurus Stenophyllus and 3 Eremurus Cleopatra.
Collection 12 of consists of 6 Eremurus Stenophyllus and 6 Eremurus Cleopatra.
Top Size Tubers Supplied.
12 Tubers, 6 Tubers
Plant: September-November, with the tip of the crown just below the surface; about 8 cm of compost on top. Flowers June- July. Height 90-125 cm.
Hardy Perennial. Needs full sun with well-drained soil, if soil is heavy mix in some sharp sand. Plant in a sheltered site to protect from wind, with the protruding centre piece facing upwards. Feed with a slow release fertilizer. If winter is severely cold; cover with a mulch to protect crown. Once the plant starts to grow look out for snails hiding in the early foliage as they can, if allowed, nibble through the stem.
Propagate: Divide overcrowded clumps in autumn.